Record Numbers Drawing Disability

NewsMax reports that the number of workers collecting Social Security disability benefits reached a record 8.82 million in December, up from 8.80 million in November, according to new data from the Social Security Administration.

The number of those receiving Social Security benefits — including retirees, dependent family members and their survivors, and disabled workers and their dependent family members — also set a record in December, jumping to 56.75 billion in December from 56.65 billion the previous month.

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